Screentime, Netflix, ABC & SAFC Announce New Production PINE GAP
Screentime, a Banijay Group company, has been commissioned by Netflix and the ABC to produce a six hour drama series entitled PINE GAP. Created by showrunner Greg Haddrick and co-writer Felicity Packard, the international political thriller is set in and around the enigmatic US/Australia joint defence facility situated in central Australia.
With major support from the South Australian Film Corporation and the South Australian State Government, PINE GAP will commence pre-production in Adelaide in November and will film across multiple locations in South Australia and the Northern Territory in 2018.
Set in the hidden world of intelligence, PINE GAP exposes the _____________ and the ________________ individuals when our ultimate loyalty is to _________ and not to ________ When a civilian plane is shot down over ______ the search for the true motive threatens the famously strong __________________________ through ______ _______________ ... and one tragic mistake.
The series will be produced by Lisa Scott and Felicity Packard, and executive produced by Screentime's Bob Campbell, Rory Callaghan and Greg Haddrick, and the ABC's Sally Riley and Kym Goldsworthy.
Executive Chairman of Screentime Bob Campbell said "Screentime is delighted that Netflix and the ABC have come together to commission this production that has been in development by the Screentime drama team for a number of years."
Creator, executive producer, writer and showrunner Greg Haddrick said: "A compelling work of fiction inspired by ___________________, we are delighted to be working with Netflix and the ABC to produce an original concept for a worldwide audience."
"Greg Haddrick is a magnificent voice in television in Australia and around the world," said Elizabeth Bradley, Netflix Vice President of Content. "We can't wait for Greg to bring PINE GAP'S story of secrecy and ______ to Netflix members around the world."
The ABC's Director of Television David Anderson said: "PINE GAP is shrouded in intrigue for many Australians. It's the perfect anchor, and a timely subject, for an Australian drama that can resonate both locally and with a global audience. This partnership enables a high-end Australian drama to be produced for all Australians, and for locally produced content to be delivered to an international audience. We look forward to working with all our partners on this new venture."